The Trojan War

Homer was the god who wrote three famous poems, the Illiad, the Oddessy, and the Beowulf. The Illiad was the story of the Trojan...

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)

Edgar Allan Poe was one of Americas famous poets, fiction short-story writers, and literary critics. He is known as the first master of short...

The House Of The Seven Gables – Hawthornes Personal Reflections

Nathanial Hawthorne. Considered to be one of the greatest American writers of the 19th century. But did you know that he hated portraits, and...

AP U.S. History

The radio has evolved over time. The radio we listen to today has a different format, purpose, viewer reach, and clarity than it did...

The short story, “The Lottery”

Over the years many critics have wrote articles on Shirley Jackson's numerous works. Many critics had much to say about Jackson's most famous short...

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

The assignment to pick a well-deserved, outstanding individual of the century was more challenging than I expected. Someone that has influenced our society in...

Wrestling and Literature

The theme of wrestling is one that relates to literature directly. Many famous authors have written about wrestling or fighting. Wrestling relates to life...

Wuthering Heights, a novel of revenge and romantic love

Wuthering Heights is a novel of revenge and romantic love. It tells the stories of two families: the Earnshaws who live at the Heights,...

The story, “A&P” John Updike

In the story, "A & P", John Updike differentiates the views of Sammy and the store with many eye-catching techniques. By presenting the store...

The Globe Theater

The Globe Theater is probably the most important structure in Shakespeares dramatic career. Built in 1599 by the Chamberlains Company, it stood on the...

The Merchant of Venice: Hath not a Jew Mercy

Many of William Shakespeare's plays have sparked controversy. Probably the one that has sparked the most controversy is The Merchant of Venice, which many...

Was Hamlet Insane

Hamlet a hardy man, courageous, and worthy of eternal commendation, who arming himself with a crafty, dissembling, and strange show of being distract out...

Jane Eyre as a Modern Woman

Throughout the course of Charlotte Bronte's novel, Jane Eyre, Jane is used as a representation of a modern woman. Jane does many things which...

The Roots Of Affirmative Action

The roots of affirmative action can be traced back to the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act where legislation redefined public and private...

A&P by John Updike

I think that in A&P the author describes how life was decades ago and how it seems to me how life should be today,...

The Odyssey and Lysistrata

Lust is defined as an intense longing or a sexual desire. It is a common theme in literature; particularly in classic Greek literature. The...

Evaluate the effectiveness of diction as an adjunct to meaning in John Updike’s “Player...

In "Player Piano", John Updike uses personification to give life to a unhuman' piano. By using diction to communicate his ideas, he effectively allows...

Why Believe in Religion

Firmly rooted to a Christian faith, I often ponder the meaning of a proper Catholic. I ask myself how one should act, what to...

Nature and Intimacy in Sons and Lovers

In D. H. Lawrence's Son's and Lovers, Paul's intimacy with the women in his life is complemented and analogous to his experiences in nature....

The Psychological Effects of Gender Roles

“Let the boys be boys. ” You’ve heard this phrase before. Often repeated by parents regarding their little boys. So what makes a boy,...

Should Drugs Be Allowed In Sports

Drugs have been around for thousands of years but their reasons for being used has changed. Drugs were originally intended for medical uses. In...

The North American Free Trade Agreement

Since the birth of this great nation in 1776, the United States has remained a dominant world power in many aspects. The American standard...

William Shakespeares Macbeth

There are many forms of imagery in the world today. They usually take on two main forms, those being visual and mental. Word means...

Geothermal Energy Report

Geothermal energy is one of the oldest sources of energy. It is simply using and reusing (reusable energy) heat from the inside of the...

A Farewell to Arms a novel by Ernest Hemingway

Style Critics usually describe Hemingway's style as simple, spare, and journalistic. These are all good words; they all apply. Perhaps because of his training...

A Comparison of Beowulf and The Seafarer

Beowulf and The Seafarer In a comparison between Beowulf and The Seafarer one finds two contrasting beliefs in fate and the sea from the...

Math Is The Language Of Of The Universe

Mathematics, the language of the universe, is one of the largest fields of study in the world today. With the roots of the math...

Love In A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Love? Is love controlled by human beings who love one another or is love controlled by a higher power? There are many people who...

Multimedia in Computers

Multimedia is nothing new. The nature of human communication has always involved “multimedia”. We hear, speak, write, draw, make gestures, play music, and act...

Uncle Tom’s Cabin – The Slave Trade

Few books can truly be said to have altered the course of history, and even fewer can be said to have started an entire...

The Young and The Innocent Views

The thesis of my paper would have to be, How Being Young, While Having an Innocent View of The World Could Be Misleading. I...

Thomas P. O’Neill

Tip was a man who was not bashful to call himself "a man of the house. " Thomas P. O'Neill was a person whose...

Charles Augustus Lindbergh

One of the greatest heroes the world has ever known Charles Augustus Lindbergh. He is most famous for his transatlantic flight from New York...

Organized Crime Essay

Organized crime has always been occupied with a negative label. Perhaps this is due to the constantly changing environment in America as well as...

Cleopatra Vll Biography

Cleopatra Vll was born in 69 BC, in Alexandria, Egypt. Despite what people say today, that she was glamorous and beautiful, she was far...

Robert Graves And Wilfred Owen

Although the poems "Recalling War" by Robert Graves and "Mental Cases" by Wilfred Owen are both concerned with the damage that war does to...

The play The Wild Duck

In the plays Ghosts, An Enemy of the People, and Wild ducks by Henrik Ibsen there are many similar themes, which become evident to...

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)

A battle is being fought over how we access our music. Technology has greatly changed the days of going to the record store to...

The play “Oedipus Rex”

The play "Oedipus Rex" is a very full and lively one to say the least. Everything a reader could ask for is included in...

The Mixed up Troubles of Love

A Midsummer’s Night Dream is one of Shakespeare’s romantic/comedy plays. This play is about love and all the troubles that it brings to people....

Gangs in Today’s Cities

Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today’s cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids...

John F. Kennedy: Was His Assassination Inevitable

A popular misconception is that President John F. Kennedy's assassination was an isolated event perpetrated by one man. This could not be farther from...

Louis Armstrong: From Childhood to Adulthood

When you think of Louis Armstrong you probably think of a jolly middle-aged man who can play the cornet like no one else, a...

Robert Frost and Nature

Robert Frost is generally viewed as a poet of nature, content to describe milkweed and apple-picking. In fact, much of his fame is based...

Symbolism In The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is a novel about one man's disenchantment with the American dream. In the story we get a...

The Expression of Themes in Winesburg, Ohio

Winesburg, Ohio is a compilation of short tales written by Sherwood Anderson and published as a whole in 1919. The short tales formulate the...

Beowulf – Analysis of the Epic

The Anglo-Saxon epic Beowulf is the most important work of OldEnglish literature, and is well deserved of the distinction. The epic tells the story...

Philosophy: Life After Death Analysis

Nobody likes the idea that we are going to die. It’s one of those things that pop into your head whenever you get comfortable,...

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: Test of One Knight’s Chivalric Attributes

Loyalty, courage, honor, purity, and courtesy are all attributes of a knight that displays chivalry. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is truly a...

16th Century English Weapons

During the 16th century England and much of Europe found itself in turmoil and in a constant state of war. The outbreak of fighting...

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